2013 World Junior A Challenge

By The Numbers - Canada East

5 – returning players from the 2012 World Junior A Challenge (fourth place)
Michael Crocock, Jake Evans, Stephen Hladin, Marly Quince, Mike Soucier

4 – players who attended the Canada East selection camp in 2012, but were not selected
Bradley Bell, Taylor Best, Matthew Heffernan, Corey Kalk

3 – players who represented East in the 2012 CJHL Prospects Games
Greg Campbell, Morgan Messenger, Derian Plouffe

8 – players in the top five of their league scoring (as of Oct. 27)
Steven Babin (3rd NOJHL); Taylor Best (1st OJHL); Charles Guèvremont (1st LHJAAAQ); Stephen Hladin (2nd OJHL); Mike Panowyk (T-3rd OJHL); Evan Peterson (T-1st CCHL); Derian Plouffe (5th CCHL); Anthony Repaci (T-3rd OJHL)

3 – players included in NHL Central Scouting’s preliminary list for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft
Jake Evans (B skater); Brett Garvey (C skater); Kelly Summers (C skater)

19 – players committed to NCAA Division I programs
Matt Alvaro (Providence); Bradley Bell (RPI); Taylor Best (Mercyhurst); Ben Blacker (Western Michigan); John Carpino (Western Michigan); Jake Evans (Notre Dame); Brett Garvey (Clarkson); Callum Hofford (Northern Michigan); Corey Kalk (Dartmouth); Michael Laidley (St. Lawrence); Jeff Murray (Canisius); Kris Myllari (Penn State); Derian Plouffe (Niagara); Michael Prapavessis (RPI); Anthony Repaci (RIT); Brett Seney (Merrimack); Mike Soucier (Bemidji State); Kelly Summers (Clarkson); Matt Whittaker (Mercyhurst)

1 – player who participated in the RBC Cup, Canada’s National Junior A Championship
Michael Crocock (Summerside, 2013 – runner-up)

3 – players who participated in the TELUS Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship
Matthew Heffernan (London, 2011 – silver medal); Michael Laidley (Sudbury, 2012 – sixth place); John Mullally (Halifax, 2011 – fifth place)

2 – players who participated in the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
Charles Guèvremont (Quebec, 2012 – sixth place); Jordan Kennedy (Atlantic, 2012 – seventh place)

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